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An ‘afronaut’ emerges from the wreckage of his spaceship in the volcanic crater of Mount Nyiragongo. As he descends into the city Goma, encountering the people, he begins to understand what he must do to change the future for his people.

Details

Duration: 14min.

Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Language: Swahili, Lingala

Year: 2022

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Sci-Fi

Cast & Crew

Director: Maisha Maene

Production company: Leo Nelki Production

Writer: Maisha Maene

Cinematographer: Td Jack Muhindo, Christopher Horsley

Editor: Leo Nelki

Actors: Séfu Weber Kal, Faustin Biyoga, Ibrahim Twaha, Sarah Bahati

Distributor Company: Sudu Connexion

Festivals & Awards

2022

Locarno Film Festival Locarno Film Festival Media Patent verwaltung AG Award

Sundance Film Festival

Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival

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